Course DescriptionThe course is designed to give students a basic understanding of accounting for business decisions. Accounting is the language of business. The course will emphasize how transactions impact the accounting equation (Assets = Liabilities + Shareholders' Equity). Detailed journal entries will not be emphasized. Accounting 100 will emphasize the decision-makers or users. The course should be taken by students who don't want to become accountants, but want to gain a basic understanding of accounting.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change).
This course is offered in an online, asynchronous format except for its final exam, which is held on campus.
Asynchronous learning means that you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage with the course material through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Learning will be based on weekly module content and activities you can work through independently. Note: You will have deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. Details will be included in your course outline, which will be available on the first day of classes.
On-campus exam requirement: Your final exam will be written in person at the Toronto Metropolitan University campus. If you live more than 100 km from the TMU campus, you may arrange to write your exam off campus using an approved off-campus invigilation service. Details on your exam date and how to arrange off-campus invigilation can be found on the Exams for Online Courses webpage.
This course offers on-campus section(s). On-campus sections are identified in each section's detail summary as “Classroom” (and/or “Downtown” as the location). Visit COVID-19 Updates for Chang School Students for the most up-to-date guidance on attending on-campus classes.